Banana leaf Extract Analytical Specification

Appearance Green to greenish brown color powder with characteristic odor
Solubility Soluble in methanol
Loss on drying (%) ( at 400c for 2hours ) NMT 6.0
Bulk density (gm/cc) Tap density (gm/cc) 0.30 – 0.60 0.40 – 0.70
Sieve test (%) 40# mesh NLT95.0% passes through 40mesh
Heavy metals (ppm) NMT 10.0
Arsenic (ppm) NMT 1.0
Lead (ppm) NMT 3.0
Mercury (ppm) NMT 0.1
Residual solvents Methanol (ppm) MDC (ppm) IPA (ppm) Acetone (ppm) Chloroform(ppm) NMT 3000 NMT 600 NMT 5000 NMT 5000 NMT 60
Assay (%) (By HPLC on the dried basis) Corosolic acid NLT 1.0
Cadmium (ppm) NMT 1.0
Microbial parameters Total Bacterial Count Total Fungal Count Pathogens: E.coli Salmonella P.aeruginosa S.aureus NMT 1000 cfu/gm NMT 100 cfu/gm Should be absent Should be absent Should be absent Should be absent